I started Keto...or shall I say I re-started Keto, lazy keto. Keto, a low carb, low sugar, high fat and high protein "diet." I initially started keto back in February 2018 with the intentions of losing 20lbs and I had almost accomplished it! But then I gave it up through that Summer because I wanted… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Starting Keto, Cold Turkey!
Whew. This post might be all over the place but I started to think a lot about my life this month when I turned 38! That and I also recently went home for my 20th high school reunion. That brought back some great memories of who I was back when I was a teenager, then… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Finding Myself Again?
This week was our first meeting for the new year of MOPS International. If you are wondering what this is, keep on reading. MOPS or Mothers of Preschoolers is a group of moms who gather, who may worship, brought together for one single purpose, support. I want to say that I started back in 2013,… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: MOPS International
I don't even know why this popped in my head but it could be that I was scrolling through Instagram and happened to view this post... Compromise is the first word I think of. When Chris and I first started dating, we argued about chores. Sounds crazy right? Well I had lived alone for a… Continue reading Midnight Thoughts: Marriage is Compromise, Fixing Myself.
This restaurant just opened near Frederickson, WA and a friend of mine and I decided we would go give it a try! Newly built and a great atmosphere. I ordered a peach ice tea to start and it was delicious. The wait staff came by the table several times to make sure we were doing… Continue reading Hops n Drops-Tacoma, WA.
Seattle has hit records today! They haven't had this much snow fall since 1923! Grocery stores are cleared out of everything. Some like myself were skeptical on the amount of snow we would actually receive. Boy were we very surprised! The statement I have received since snow started to fall is "you're from the mid-west,… Continue reading Tacoma: Snow-ma-geddon?!
I got the pleasure of attending a seminar this past Friday and it was so needed. It was a reminder on why I became a Detention Officer in a youth facility. We were there to learn why some female youth come into the facility more than others and why they repeat the same behaviors. I… Continue reading Let us be their light. Juvenile Justice.
I was asked to talk about my job as a Juvenile Detention Officer, although I can not give out any personal details, I can share my journey of how I got here. Ever since I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to go to college. I was always back and forth with wanting… Continue reading Juvenile Justice: My New Career.
Have you ever been to a murder mystery party?? I have had the pleasure of attending not one but two this year! It all began when friends of ours began couples game night. The requirements, bring your A game but also bring a side dish! This concept has worked on so many levels because just… Continue reading Costume Parties With Friends! Building Friendships!
For two years our family has stayed off of Youtube. It wasn't on purpose by any means but at that time my husband was transitioning out of Active Duty Army to the Army Reserves. I had taken on a different job and was working a consistent 40+ hours a week outside of the home. My… Continue reading I finally did it! Our return to Youtube!